Two great guitarists named Williams, Jack and Brooks, will be in town next Sunday. Jack in the afternoon, and Brooks in the evening, so you can see them both, if you can drive fast enough.
Sunday, October 13.
Last minute addition. A tribute concert to Tom Dundee at Lilly's Bar, 2515 N. Lincoln Ave, Chicago. Among those performing will be Mick Scott, Donna Adler, Norm "Crazy Puppy" Siegel, Andina and Rich, Byron Roche and Bob Levine, Chris Farrell, Maureen Brill, Al Day, Pete Seeger, Tom Paxton, and Bob Dylan (OK, I lied about the last three). 6 PM. No Cover. If someone wants to suggest the best place to park around Lilly's, please do it in a comment either here or on Facebook.
Tuesday, October 15.
A special Fall Colors Pledge Drive, with Sons of the Never Wrong live in-studio, on Folk Festival with Lilly Kuzma, 90.9 FM or wdcb.org. 7 - 10 PM.
Wednesday, October 16.
Chris Farrell at Sandwich Me In, 3037 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM.
Friday, October 18.
Red Tail Ring at Windy City House Concert. (773)334-5776, or firstname.lastname@example.org. for information. 7:30 PM.
Jenny Bienneman, Deb Lader, Marybeth Mattson, and Jeanne Kuhns at Uncommon Ground, 1401 Devon Ave, Chicago. Sometime in the evening, I guess.
Saturday, October 19.
Merv Collins at the Lisle French Market, 925 Burlington, Lisle. 9 AM.
The George Mattson Trio, plus Comfort Food, in a Tribute to John Prine. The MC will be Lilli Kuzma, the biggest star in Chicago radio since Larry Lujack. At the Maple Street CVhapel, 220 Main St, Lombard. 7:30 PM.
Louden Wainwright III at Evanston SPACE, 1245 Chicago Ave, Evanston. 8 PM. $28 - $68.
Mark Dvorak at Twisted Q BBQ, 2053 Ridge Rd, Homewood. 8 PM.
Patti Ecker and Paddy Lynn at Lndenhuirst Haunted Trail and Bonfire, 513 Forest View Dr, Lindenhurst. 5 PM.
Paul Hennings at Roots Salon. email@example.com, or (773)203-7661 for information. 8 PM.
Andrew and Casey Calhoun at Sandwich Me In, 3037 N. Clark St, Chicago. 7 PM.
Sunday, October 20.
Brooks Williams, plus Kourtney Bradfish at Lake County Folk Club, in In-Law's Restaurant, 720 Milwaukee Ave, Gurnee. 7 PM. $12.
Mark Dvorak, Donna Adler, and David Hawkins at Uncommon Ground, 3800 N. Clark St, Chicago. 8 PM. $8.
Birdy nests at Schuba's acoustic brunch at Schuba's (where else?), 3159 N. Southport, Chicago. Noon.
As usual, check with the performers and/or venues for last minute changes, and "share" on Facebook to help spread the word.